BOSTON (CBS) – Bampumim Teixeira, the man charged with killing two doctors inside their South Boston penthouse, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Tuesday. Dr. Richard Field and Dr. Lina Bolanos were stabbed to death inside their South Boston penthouse May 5, 2017.
Teixeira was not present as the verdict was read. He was brought into the courtroom and then removed by at least seven officers after yelling “do you want to know his last words.”READ MORE: No Longer Mister: Hasbro's Mr. Potato Head Is Getting A Gender Neutral Name
Earlier on Tuesday, Teixeira was removed from the courtroom after threatening a prosecutor during a vulgar outburst, saying: “You better hope I never get out of jail.”READ MORE: Capacity Restrictions To Be Eased For Restaurants, Venues And Weddings In Massachusetts
Family and friends of the victims held back tears Monday as defense attorney Steven Sack repeatedly claimed in closing arguments that Teixeira killed Field in self-defense and that his client was having an affair with Bolanos.
Jurors began deliberating on Monday for several hours before breaking for the day. Roughly 30 witnesses and 300 exhibits were presented in the trial.MORE NEWS: TD Garden, Fenway Park Can Open At 12% Capacity For Fans Starting March 22
Teixeira was also found guilty of home invasion, two counts of kidnapping, and two counts of armed robbery. He will be sentenced Friday at 9 a.m.